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In the US, Cerivastatin (cerivastatin systemic) is a member of the drug class statins and is used to treat High Cholesterol and Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIa - Elevated LDL.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antilipemic agent, HMG CoA reductase inhibitor (statin)

Chemical Name

6-Heptenoic acid, 7-[4-(4-fluorophenyl)-5-(methoxymethyl)-2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)-3-pyridinyl]-3,5-dihydroxy-[S-[R*,S*-(E)]]-

Foreign Names

  • Cerivastatinum (Latin)
  • Cerivastatin (German)
  • Cérivastatine (French)
  • Cerivastatina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Lipobay
    Bayer, United Arab Emirates; Bayer, Bahrain; Bayer, Cyprus; Bayer, Egypt; Bayer, Iran; Bayer, Jordan; Bayer, Kenya; Bayer, Kuwait; Bayer, Lebanon; Bayer, Qatar; Bayer, Saudi Arabia; Bayer, Sudan; Bayer, Tanzania; Bayer, Uganda; Bayer Yakuhin, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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